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2010 CAA Football Weekly Roundup – 10.1

Oct 1, 2010, 1:35 PM EDT

All kinds of news and information to report on in this week’s CAA Football Blog Roundup.  No time to waste…take a look below.  New this week is our Fan Poll Question.  Be sure to log your response and keep coming back to see where your favorite ranks!  We’ll post a new poll on the blog sidebar and in the blog roundup each week!

Two of the league’s standouts earned recognition for their work in the classroom.  Delaware’s Pat Devlin and Towson’s Yaky Ibia were named semifinalists for the National Football Foundation’s Campbell TrophyClick here for the full release.

We had to make some television schedule adjustments for the weekend due to a Major League Baseball game moving to 4 p.m.  Be sure to look at our schedule page for the updated info.  In short, Villanova at William and Mary will be carried live on Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic and New England, MyPHL Channel 17 in the Philadelphia, Pa., area and be joined in progress at 4:30 p.m., on Comcast Sports Southeast.  The contest will also air tape-delayed following Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia’s coverage of the 4:00 p.m., Philadelphia Phillies/Atlanta Braves contest and postgame.

Be sure to checkout out Digg profile and the Digg widget to the right side of the blog.  All sort of news and feature stories from the league.  If you see a story we might have missed and you feel is Digg-worthy then shoot it to us using the comment link below.

Come back Saturday morning for a link to CAA Football Gameday Central.  It will help you follow all of Saturday’s action using audio stream, video stream and livestat links for all six games this weekend.  Click here to get a sneak-preview of the site.

If you are heading to a game and want a flipcard or want to get caught up on news and notes prior to kickoff logon to The CAA Football Pressbox for all sorts of pdf downloads, audio clips and more.

Delaware announced its Athletics Hall of Fame Class for 2010 which includes former football standouts Tony Toto and Bill Vergantino.  Click here to read the full release on

James Madison posted its weekly fan/media press conference with head coach Mickey Matthews.  Watch that below.

Former Maine head coach Ron Rogerson will be honored during the Black Bears’ Football Alumni Weekend and their game against New Hampshire.  Rogerson, who coached Maine from 1981-84, led the Black Bears to a share of the Yankee Conference title in 1982.  For more information on this weekend’s events to honor Coach Rogerson in Orono click here.

Massachusetts caught up with transfer wide receiver Anthony Nelson and posted a preview of its game this weekend at Towson.  Watch those videos below.

New Hampshire also posted a preview of this weekend’s game at Maine.  Take a look.

Oct. 23 will mark the Colonial Clash between UMass and New Hampshire, the first ever collegiate football game played at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Mass.  Take a look at these two promotional videos below assembled by UMass and New Hampshire, respectively.

Rhode Island is preparing for its Governor’s Cup matchup with Brown this weekend at Meade Stadium.  Rhody head coach Joe Trainer and Brown head coach Phil Estes held a press conference earlier this week.  Be sure to watch that below.

Richmond will wrap up its non-conference schedule this weekend when it hosts Coastal Carolina.  Watch this week’s Spider press conference below.

Towson had exciting news this week when Dr. Robert Caret introduced the Tigers’ new Athletics Director Mike WaddellClick here for Towson’s Press Conference and Mike Waddell introduction headquarters.  You can also watch some of the introduction highlights on the video below.

Congratulations to the Tigers and to Mr. Waddell.  Welcome to the CAA Football family!

Dr. Robert Caret, Doc and Mike Waddell.

William and Mary held its annual weekly media luncheon and caught up with a couple student-athletes in addition to head coach Jimmye Laycock.  Watch those videos below.  You can also logon on the Tribe’s YouTube channel for more highlight packages from this past weekend’s win at Maine.

2010 CAA Football…You Better Be Ready!!!